WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – Wichita police took one person into custody following a standoff involving a firearm Friday morning.
Officers were called at around 5:30 a.m. to the report of domestic violence near 14th Street North and Hillside. Sgt. Maurice Mitchell said officers contacted two women who said a man inside a home was threatening them with a gun. He refused to come out.
Sgt. Mitchell said SWAT was later called to the scene due to the man’s criminal history and him reportedly being in possession of a gun.
Officers contacted the man by phone again and he agreed to surrender. He was arrested without further incident.
Police neither released his name nor elaborated on his criminal history.
An area in the neighborhood was blocked off for a couple hours and a portion of Hillside was closed for about 30 minutes during the incident, Mitchell said.